A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-31
Summary:

Pat O' Malley, is pitted against eight men, in one of the sensational screen struggles of the year, ranks with the fight of the blacksmith in 'Birth of a Nation,' and the famous Tom Santschi battle in 'The Spoilers.' It occurs as an amazing climax of 'Fools'…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-18
Summary:

Katherine MacDonald, known internationally as 'The American Beauty,' plays a dual role in her latest picture 'The Beautiful Liar,' an Associated First National attraction which is showing at the Queen's Theatre. A special attraction by Murray, the young Handcuff King and…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-19
Summary:

Large and appreciative audiences greet Murray, the famous Australian Handcuff King, and Escapologist when he made his bow last night at the Queen's Theatre. The Picture programme is a First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-20
Summary:

Murray, the great Australian Handcuff King and Escapecologist continues to perform at Queen's Theatre. Miss Katherine MacDonald, with previous work included 'Passion's Playground,' 'My Lady's Latchkey,' 'Stranger Than Fiction,' now plays a dual role…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-21
Summary:

Murray, the Australian handcuff king, concludes a few days engagement at the Queen's Theatre. There is also First National picture entitled 'The Beautiful Liar,' featuring Katherine MacDonald, shown today.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production which will be shown today at the Queen's Theatre. Starring Rudolph Valentino. Nazimova follows the tradition that has led nearly all the great actresses to give it a place in their repertoire; the tradition of stage actress Bernhardt, Eleanora Duse.…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-18
Summary:

Camille' was shown yesterday at the Queen's Theatre. In 'Camille' Nazimova has done for the silver screen what Bernhardt, Eleanora Duse, Clara Morris, Olga Nethersole and Ethel Barrymore did for the stage. Film plot included. Carter, the Magician and his company have been…

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-20
Summary:

Camille,' the Nazimova production now being shown for the last time at the Queen's Theatre, is the inimitable Russian star's modernized version of the famous story of Alexander Dumas, the younger. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-04
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush has been shown in the Queen's Theatre. Production details and film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-06
Summary:

The Gold Rush,' the new Charlie Chaplin production showing at the Queen's Theatre today. Plot and production details included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-07
Summary:

Charlie Chaplin has made his greatest comedy is the claim advanced by those who have seen the 'Gold Rush' at the Queen's Theatre. Production details included.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-01-29 - 1925-01-31
Summary:

Today special children's matinee at 2.30 p.m., souvenir tickets, no blanks. Each ticket entitled to a prize: gold watches, toys, perfumes, confectionery etc. Today at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Manila Vaudeville Co. and Mary Philbin, the 'Merry-Go-Round' girl in 'Fools Highway,…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-14 - 1925-03-17
Summary:

Today and tomorrow only, a First National Pictures presents Dorothy Gish and Richard Barthelmess in Joseph Hergesheimer's flaming romance of Latin love and Spanish hate, 'The Bright Shawl,' a John J. [sic] Robertson production. Coming, Murray, the Handcuff King. March 14 Remarks:…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-03-18 - 1925-03-21
Summary:

Wednesday to Saturday, March 18th to 21st at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., first appearance of Murray, the Australian Handcuff King featuring 'The $5000 Trunk Mystery.' Also showing Katherine MacDonald in 'The Beautiful Liar,' a First National picture. Prices of admission: at 5.15 and…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-17 - 1925-04-20
Summary:

Friday to Monday, April 17th to 20th at 5.15 and 9.15 p.m., Nazimova and Rudolph Valentino in 'Camille.' Also 'Blacksmith,' a Buster Keaton comedy in 2 parts. Coming here, April 24th, Carter, the great magician and his troupe of European entertainers.

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-27 - 1925-04-30
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Carter the magician and his company of talented entertainers. See and hear Miss Evelyn Maxwell. Prices: $3, $2, $1 and 50 cents. Tel. C. 4636. April 28 Remarks: At 2.30 and 7.15 p.m., Richard Barthelmess and Dorothy Gish in 'Bright Shawl.' April 29 & 30…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-04-16 - 1925-04-16
Summary:

Today at 5.15 and 9.15, Alice Lake in 'Body and Soul' and 'Bow Wow,' a Mack Sennett comedy in 2 parts. Tomorrow at 5.15 and 9.15, Nazimova and Valentino in 'Camille.' Coming here soon, Carter, the great magician.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-02 - 1925-11-05
Summary:

Today till Saturday, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush,' a dramatic comedy written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. At increased prices. Illustration included.

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Headline: The Queen's
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-06 - 1925-11-07
Summary:

Final performances, today and tomorrow at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' 12,000 people have already seen it. November 7 Remarks: Starting tomorrow, Maurice Tourneur presents Barbara La Marr in 'The White Moth.'

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-11-24 - 1925-11-25
Summary:

Today and tomorrow, Charlie Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush.' Thursday, November 28, Jackie Coogan in 'Long Live the King.'